Bacacay, Albay

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Bacacay
Municipality
Municipality of Bacacay
Map of Albay with Bacacay highlighted
Map of Albay with Bacacay highlighted
Bacacay is located in Philippines
Bacacay
Bacacay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8Coordinates: 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8
Country  Philippines
Region Bicol Region (Region V)
Province Albay
District 1st district
Barangays 56 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Dinky Romano
 • Electorate 43,625 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 122.13 km2 (47.15 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 68,906
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4509
PSGC 050501000
IDD:area code +63 (0)52
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 137,356,689.17 (2016)

Bacacay, officially the Municipality of Bacacay, (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Bacacay; Filipino: Bayan ng Bacacay), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 68,906 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Bacacay is located at 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 122.13 square kilometres (47.15 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.74% of the 2,575.77-square-kilometre- (994.51 sq mi) total area of Albay.

Barangays[edit]

Bacacay is politically subdivided into 56 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
050501001 Baclayon 3.9% 2,703 2,397 2.31%
050501002 Banao 2.2% 1,491 1,379 1.50%
050501032 Barangay 1 (Poblacion) 1.9% 1,308 1,078 3.75%
050501038 Barangay 2 (Poblacion) 0.4% 285 282 0.20%
050501039 Barangay 3 (Poblacion) 0.8% 545 543 0.07%
050501040 Barangay 4 (Poblacion) 0.4% 274 277 −0.21%
050501041 Barangay 5 (Poblacion) 0.4% 276 279 −0.21%
050501042 Barangay 6 (Poblacion) 0.4% 248 266 −1.33%
050501043 Barangay 7 (Poblacion) 0.4% 267 262 0.36%
050501044 Barangay 8 (Poblacion) 0.2% 147 122 3.61%
050501045 Barangay 9 (Poblacion) 0.9% 646 631 0.45%
050501033 Barangay 10 (Poblacion) 1.1% 773 652 3.29%
050501034 Barangay 11 (Poblacion) 0.3% 197 194 0.29%
050501035 Barangay 12 (Poblacion) 0.4% 298 305 −0.44%
050501036 Barangay 13 (Poblacion) 1.9% 1,315 1,249 0.99%
050501037 Barangay 14 (Poblacion) 1.8% 1,237 1,176 0.97%
050501003 Bariw 0.9% 625 601 0.75%
050501004 Basud 2.5% 1,746 1,523 2.64%
050501005 Bayandong 2.4% 1,650 1,615 0.41%
050501006 Bonga (Upper) 11.1% 7,649 7,468 0.46%
050501008 Buang 1.9% 1,337 1,267 1.03%
050501048 Busdac (San Jose) 1.7% 1,182 1,082 1.70%
050501009 Cabasan 2.9% 2,028 2,004 0.23%
050501010 Cagbulacao 1.3% 862 842 0.45%
050501011 Cagraray 1.0% 703 767 −1.65%
050501012 Cajogutan 1.6% 1,130 1,090 0.69%
050501013 Cawayan 1.8% 1,247 1,116 2.14%
050501014 Damacan 0.6% 431 466 −1.48%
050501015 Gubat Ilawod 1.6% 1,080 1,043 0.67%
050501016 Gubat Iraya 1.7% 1,159 1,138 0.35%
050501017 Hindi 5.5% 3,800 3,458 1.81%
050501018 Igang 3.4% 2,332 2,128 1.76%
050501019 Langaton 1.1% 765 757 0.20%
050501020 Manaet 1.2% 836 764 1.73%
050501021 Mapulang Daga 0.7% 453 529 −2.91%
050501022 Mataas 0.8% 518 478 1.54%
050501023 Misibis 1.5% 1,007 934 1.44%
050501024 Nahapunan 0.6% 402 406 −0.19%
050501025 Namanday 2.2% 1,482 1,440 0.55%
050501026 Namantao 1.1% 778 901 −2.76%
050501027 Napao 2.7% 1,883 1,690 2.08%
050501028 Panarayon 2.7% 1,848 1,658 2.09%
050501029 Pigcobohan 1.2% 817 838 −0.48%
050501030 Pili Ilawod 2.2% 1,522 1,284 3.29%
050501031 Pili Iraya 1.4% 997 924 1.46%
050501046 Pongco (Lower Bonga) 1.5% 1,022 960 1.20%
050501049 San Pablo 1.8% 1,274 1,240 0.52%
050501050 San Pedro 2.3% 1,605 1,516 1.09%
050501051 Sogod 6.6% 4,552 4,433 0.51%
050501052 Sula 1.3% 873 960 −1.79%
050501053 Tambilagao (Tambognon) 1.3% 906 920 −0.29%
050501054 Tambongon (Tambilagao) 1.2% 795 748 1.17%
050501055 Tanagan 2.0% 1,388 1,486 −1.29%
050501056 Uson 0.9% 644 625 0.57%
050501057 Vinisitahan-Basud (Mainland) 0.9% 621 607 0.44%
050501058 Vinisitahan-Napao (Island) 1.4% 947 926 0.43%
Total 68,906 65,724 0.90%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bacacay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 14,214 —    
1918 20,211 +2.37%
1939 23,863 +0.79%
1948 26,504 +1.17%
1960 29,181 +0.80%
1970 37,737 +2.60%
1975 40,130 +1.24%
1980 44,433 +2.06%
1990 49,202 +1.02%
1995 56,295 +2.56%
2000 58,357 +0.77%
2007 61,574 +0.74%
2010 65,724 +2.40%
2015 68,906 +0.90%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Bacacay had a population of 68,906.[3] The population density was 560 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,500/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 43,625 registered voters.[8]

Government[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • Dinky Romano (2016 – present)
  • Tobias Betito (2010 – 2016)
  • Gloria Berango (2001 – 2010)
  • Eligio Berango (1992 – 2001)
  • Berting Lawenko (1988 – 1992)

[9][not in citation given]

Tourism[edit]

Bacacay features caves and beaches, and is visited especially at summer. Beach resorts within the town include the Kuron-Kuron Beach Resort, Viento de Mar Beach Resort, VRT (Tanchuling) Beach Resort, Michaelangelus Beach Resort, and the Misibis Bay Resort.[10]

Education[edit]

Bacacay has 41 elementary schools and 7 secondary schools directly supervised by Department of Education-Division of Albay.[11]

Primary schools[edit]

  • Bacacay East Central School
  • Banao Elementary School
  • Bariw Elementary School
  • Basud Elementary School
  • Bayandong Elementary School
  • Bogna Elementary School
  • Buang Elementary School
  • Busdac Elementary School
  • Cabasan Elementary School
  • Cagbulacao Elementary School
  • Cagraray Elementary School
  • Cajugotan Elementary School
  • Cawayan Elementary School
  • Damacan Elementary School
  • Gubat Elementary School
  • Hindi Elementary School
  • Igang Elementary School
  • Langaton Elementary School
  • Lower Bonga Elementary School
  • Manaet Elementary School
  • Mapulang Daga Elementary School
  • Mataas Elementary School
  • Misibis Elementary School
  • Nahapunan Elementary School
  • Namanday Elementary School
  • Namantao Elementary School
  • Napao Elementary School
  • Panarayon Elementary School
  • Pigcobuhan Elementary School
  • Pili Elementary School
  • San Pablo Elementary School
  • San Pedro Elementary School
  • Sogod Elementary School
  • Sula Elementary School
  • Tambilagao Elementary School
  • Tambongon Elementary School
  • Tanagan Elementary School
  • Upper Bonga Elementary School
  • Uson Elementary School
  • Vinisitahan East Elementary School
  • Vinisitahan South Elementary School

Secondary schools[edit]

  • Bonga National High School
  • Cabasan National High School
  • Cawayan National High School
  • Pili National High School
  • San Pablo High School
  • Sogod National High School
  • Vinisitahan National High School

Colleges[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Albay". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Municipal: Bacacay, Albay". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  7. ^ "Province of Albay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  9. ^ http://www.deped.gov.ph
  10. ^ http://www.misibisbay.com/
  11. ^ "Checklist". Department of Education - Division of Albay. DepEd Albay ICT Team. 2011. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  12. ^ "Zamora Memorial College - Educational Institutions"

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